THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
Presidential Determination No. 97-24
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SUBJECT: Waiver of Statutory Restrictions to Permit Assistance
Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 620I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, I hereby determine that it is in the national security interest of the United States that assistance be furnished to Turkey without regard to the restriction in subsection (a) of section 620I.
You are authorized and directed to transmit this determination and justification to the Congress and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
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